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Sovereign Hill Photo Shoot

On Sunday the 18th of March fourteen members travelled along the Western Highway for a 10 o’clock rendezvous at Ballarat’s Sovereign Hill. As we neared Gordon the temperature was dropping, but once we were there it turned out to be a sensational autumn day.

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Resource: Creative Live

You may not have already heard about Creative Live. An amazing resource for aspiring photographers who are looking to better their skills but don't have a small fortune to spend on workshops.

You've seen courses that cost thousands of dollars and last a day or two, you attend and retain maybe 10-20% of everything you've learnt because the days were so jam-packed with information.

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Photographing Fireworks

On New Year's Eve I decided to go down to The Strand on the Williamstown foreshore with some friends, overlooking the Yarra River, and try to capture some photos of the fireworks exhibited at various locations within and around the city.

I had even visited The Strand in the afternoon to pick out a good vantage point to set up my tripod that evening. It was a lovely night, and I was well organised, but unfortunately I was beaten to MY spot by a couple of thousand others who decided this was also a good location to welcome in the NY!

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Exporting Photos from iPhoto 09

We've had some questions about exporting photos for use on the website. In this video you'll see how to export photos using Apple's iPhoto 09, with the steps listed below the video.

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Whittlesea Rodeo

On Saturday 25th Feb, the Williamstown Camera Club had its first photo shoot outing for the year. It was not for the faint hearted, with temperatures approaching 40°C, an hours drive north, and a late start and finish. I was pleasantly encouraged by an attendance of 11 hardy souls. As always, the ‘bikey boys’ were there in strength.

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Trekking Kosciuszko National Park

In December 2011 I went trekking for a week in the Snowy Mountains with a group of 6 friends. We hiked every day for distances up to 20 kms – a bit tough on the legs, but abounding with photographic opportunities.

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Melbourne Indigenous Arts Festival

This past weekend saw Federation Square host the Melbourne Indigenous Arts Festival, a collection of Indigenous culture on display including moving picture, sculpture, painting, photography and music. When I saw the line up included former Australian Idol Casey Donovan I decided to take my camera along and make some photos.

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New website launched

Today is the "soft launch" of our new Williamstown Camera Club website.

With a greater focus on large, beautiful imagery our website will bring to the fore the wonderful work of our members. With future updates still in the pipeline it will also make entering competitions, adding content, creating dynamic galleries and interacting with other members much easier.

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Upcoming

Presentation: CCD @ Our Club

A look at how your camera actually works and some basic maintenance you should perform on your camera and lenses.

Entries do for VAPS Interclub.

Brooklyn Community Hall
26th February 2019 7:45 pm
Photo Shoot: City Photowalk

A great opportunity to capture images for our Architecture competition (due March 26). A city photowalk is a wonderful way to see how other members capture their images, to socialise and to learn from one another.

The path of our walk will be announced closer to the date.

TBA
3rd March 2019 2:30 pm

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